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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Free Your Imagination - Visible Image

Hello and welcome to you today.
Today is my DT day for the fabulous 
Well we had such a fab time at the GNPE Harrogate show last weekend, Helen, Mark and myself meet so many inspirational and very talented crafters and lots of new stampers got to try the amazing 
Visible Image Stamps as I love to see their faces when they try the stamps for the first time. To get a crisp stamped image is no effort at all and I heard all weekend was "OMG WOW" "they are effortless". what made my weekend was seeing a ladies face that hasn't been able to use her stamps as she had an operation on her hand a few months ago but she was happy to try them and the smile on her face said it all. She then had lots of fun trying to decide which gorgeous quality stamps she was going to buy. I love meeting all the crafters from the social media sites to its so nice to be able to speak face to face and share idea's :).
Today im going to share two little makes from the show. 
The first was an absolute honour to make as Mark Watt designed the Free Your Imagination Set himself and it was released  back last Novemeber, but over our evening meal he shared with me what he had in mind when he designed the set, so on the second day of the show I made his idea, so here it is just for you.
Such a simple card to make to achieve the missing part of the feather all you have to do is to ink up your stamp and on the feather before you stamp it place a piece of postit note over the bit of the stamp you want to block out, and hey presto there you have it then stamp the birds from the set once at the start of the feather and then twice and so on to the edge of the card, I used clear embossing powder over the ink splat to make it look wet and finished it off with the
 Free your imagination sentiment and mat and layered it onto brown and black card with a little distress ink around the edges. I think this would make a great male card.
As a crafter what a total honour to create a project from the designers idea and I hope I achieved what he intended it to be. He is a very talented Designer and maker of these first class quality stamps they really are like no other on the market. A crisp clear image from the very first go without no effort what so ever, no more having to put so much pressure to get you image to stamp out. If you really don't believe me then I hope you will give them a try as you will honestly be left wanting more.
Here is the second I made from the
A very simple make using faded jean distress ink along with twinking silver wow embossing powder and black achival ink and mat and layer onto silver and black card.
Other Visible Image stamp used is the With Sympathy which is from Set 8 of More than words. 

Visible Image are the very first company to make it so easy for us crafters when it comes to sentiments as you can pick and choose your very own sentiment sets OMG WOW WOW WOW now how much crafty pennies is that going to save us, just being able to have exactly what we want.

If you would like to know more on how to make the two projects I have shared with you today then come and join our fab Facebook Group where you will find a lovely bunch of crafters all sharing their fab makes, tips and idea's and you will always find the very talented DT about happy to help you and they share their inspirational projects with you to help you with your creativity.

Not only that you lucky bunch have the chance to win goodies and get yourself a blingy blog badge by joining us over at the
There is still time to enter into March challenge the theme is 
I look forward to seeing all your makes.

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All thats left is for me to THANK YOU for taking your valuable time to come and take a peek leave your wonderful humbling comments and for following me.
Till the next time Happy Crafting and stay safe.
xxx





32 comments:

Melissa Latchem said...

I love the first card - I'll have to put that one on my Ali Pali shopping list!

Linda Simpson said...

These are absolutely stunning Cheremane!

Hugs
Linda xxx

Elaine ♥ said...

Beautiful designs Cheremane, love their simplicity which shows off the beauty of the stamps themselves :)

Elaine ♥

Sylvia Anderson said...

Hi Sweetie, Wow.... these are superb... i'm honoured to say i watched you stamp the second card, sorry if i seemed a bit dizzy on saturday, i'd only has 2 hours sleep (thanks to a hoax caller waking me at 1am)
I'm going to try my stamps today & i might join the challenge x
Happy crafting x

Fran said...

They are beautiful xxx

Fran said...

They are beautiful xx

Flutterby Trina said...

beautiful! I love everything about theses sets± Thanks for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges with out 'B' challenge - remember you can enter up to three times! Good Luck and hope to see you again soon :) x

Kay Dalton said...

i adore that first card and the second is so elegant and different for a sympathy card, glad you guys had such a good show x

Ros Crawford said...

Beautiful cards ... Thank you for playing along at Papercraft Star!

Laine said...

Wow, these are so stunning. I love them.
xx

Kate M said...

Two fabulous cards- love that twinkling silver EP
xx

Zoe said...

Hi Cheremane, one of my favourite VI sets, love this, so elegant and clean, thank you for joining our second challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT Rhedd and Rosie's challenge xx

Lesley said...

Great card! Thanks for taking part in Sparkles Monthly 'Birds' challenge xx

Delightful Designs by Katherine said...

The first card is my favorite. Can't wait to try this. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Warren said...

Hello:) Wow these are both so stunning. I am glad you all had a great time last weekend. Lisa :)

Janice Ayers said...

That first card just made me stop and say WOW. I absolutely love it.


Janice x


Gwyneth said...

Both cards are very striking and catch the eye because of the simplicity of the layout.

Rene said...

This is fabulous!!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Stamp and Create! Good luck and I hope to see you back next month for a new challenge!
Rene :D

Lisa said...

As always Cheremane, stunning work!!
:D
Lisa
xx

Andree said...

They are both wonderful cards Cheremane. You have done a fabulous job with the feather stamp x

Mrs O crafty blog said...

Great stamp, 2 fab cards, Px

Lorraine said...

Fabulous cards Cheremane....love the feather stamp
Lorraine xx

GiGi said...

Wonderful card! I love the simple design and sentiment! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

Allisa said...

Great set of cards, love how you stamped the first one! Thanks so much for playing with us at Papercraft Star!

Claire Newcombe said...

Stunning cards, especially the first.
I have yet to own any Visible image stamps - mainly because I just cannot make up my mind which to have first, I have spent a long time trying to decide.......LOL!



Claire x
(crafty Bloggers Network DT)

Jan Ltc said...

Lovely cards xx Jan

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

These are both so beautiful, I love this stamp set and what you have done with it is stunning thanks for the inspiration, hope you are having a lovely weekend
Lindsay xx

Sleepy Stamper said...

Beautiful cards. Thank you for joining us this week over at the Papercraft Star.

Anitra

Tina said...

Stunning, simply stunning ! Thank you for joining us over at Rhedd & Rosies One For The Birds challenge . Hugs Tina x

Kate Blair said...

another set of great cards

Lisbeths kort og scrap said...

Really cool! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La. Hope to see you back soon. Hugs from Lisbeth

jacquelyn hughes said...

love this stamp its fab and so is your card x

love jacquelyn xxx